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Donmar Warehouse (London, )
(Covent Garden) Earlham Street

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Based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten

Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood

The infamous Kit Kat Klub has undergone a new makeover. Grab a VIP seat and become a part of the action. Ö A female master of ceremonies hosts a decadent and sensual interpretation of CABARET.

Based on the original concept and script, this staged version brings forth the turmoil of love, trust, denial and desire embodied in Sally Bowles as well as the young and restless curiosity of a defiant American named Cliff.

From the producer that brought you the smash hit, Elevator, and the director of Into the Woods and Pippin.

Set against the backdrop of pre-World War II, the show takes place inside a provocative, yet forbidden Kit Kat Klub, where the relationship between cabaret performer Sally Bowles and the handsome American Cliff Bradshaw flourishes only to be confronted by social taboos and the imminent rise of the Nazi Party.

Overseeing all of the action in CABARET is the Master of Ceremonies (MC) of the Kit Kat Klub, who serves as a cultural metaphor and the upbeat catalyst to the ever-changing climate of the show.

Reflecting the moods and guiding the minds of the characters on stage, the MC takes pleasure in reminding the audience how easily society falls prey to the electrifying chaos that surrounds them. It is best to leave all inhibitions outside.

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COMEDIENNE in Canberra Raises Funds for Beryl's Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Fresh of the back of season at Perth Fringe world and Adelaide Fringe, award-winning musical comedian Sarah Gaul is thrilled to be returning to Canberra with her explosive new musical comedy show COMEDIENNE. Playing and singing her all-original content live, Gaul will take you through anecdotes, thoughts and reflections on what the hell it means to a be a female human woman in 2017. Sharp, funny, surprising and moving, COMEDIENNE is a not-to-be-missed show by one of Australia's most exciting comedy talents. Sarah is proud to be donating 30% of proceeds from the show to Beryl's Place, which provides housing and assistance to women and children experiencing domestic violence or homelessness. (more...)

KUSC Host Alan Chapman, S.B. Chamber Orchestra Team Up for an Evening of Music and Dialogue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Popular radio host Alan Chapman will join several members of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra for an intimate evening of chamber music and related discussion at the University Club of Santa Barbara on Tuesday, April 4. Featuring a performance of Felix Mendelssohn's exquisite String Quartet No. 3, Op. 44, the program will begin at 7:30 pm. Wine and dessert will be served. Tickets cost $64; seating is limited. (more...)

Jason Kander Strikes Back at Richard Spencer's Use of Song from CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Richard Spencer, founder of the 'Alt-Right' movement is no one's favorite person, especially as he continually harasses Democrats on Twitter. In a recent exchange reporter and columnist Eli Lake and Josh Marshall, editor and publisher of the news publication Talking Points Memo, Spencer pushed his luck. (more...)

A DATE WITH MS FORTUNE Looks for Love at The Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

"WTF? Why not try an internet date?" thinks recently divorced Steve. With a little creativity on his profile and nothing to lose but his dignity, Steve ventures to the Butterfly Club on his first internet date. Ms Fortune awaits. A clever, comical, poignant Cabaret, all original songs, written and performed by Gerard Ingham and Suzanne Hobson. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes HARTT School Grads and Alum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK GALA Honors Tyne Daly
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, honored Tony and Emmy-winning actress and GTG/Project Shaw alum Tyne Daly at its annual Golden Shamrock Gala, March 17 at 6;30pm, at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street), and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the action. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017
by - Mar 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Countdown to the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Sees Nominees and Theatre Politics Take a Bow
by David Fick - Mar 19, 2017

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards will be presented tonight at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. With the local theatre industry counting down to the ceremony, BroadwayWorld presents a special feature that highlights the nominees and some of the discourse that has transpired since the nominations were released last month. (more...)

BWW Review: Harvey Granat Spotlights Jimmy Van Heusen to an Enthusiastic Audience in His Latest SONGS AND STORIES at 92Y
by Alix Cohen - Mar 18, 2017

Though all of Harvey Granat's midday events are illuminating and entertaining, his most recent SONGS AND STORIES on March 16 at 92Y could've easily continued at least another half hour buoyed by audience enthusiasm. The event's special guests, author/producer/journalist Will Friedwald (who has his own 92Y series), and President of Jimmy Van Heusen's catalog, his great nephew, Brook Babcock, were both knowledgeable, engaging raconteurs. It was also a great pleasure to watch the two men join infectiously enjoying the afternoon. (more...)

Downstairs Cabaret Announces Return Engagement of A TWIST OF LEMMON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce a Limited 2-Week-Only Return Engagement of: A TWIST OF LEMMON, April 6 - April 15, 2017. A Twist of Lemmon chronicles the lifelong journey of Chris Lemmon and his world-famous father, actor Jack Lemmon (more...)

BWW Review: Keegan Theatre Presents Masterful PARADE, A Must See Production
by Jeffrey Walker - Mar 18, 2017

Co-directed with precision by Christina A. Coakley and Susan Marie Rhea, Keegan's PARADE keeps the staging simple and imaginative, cutting away clutter and using only the barest of props and scenic elements to help the story unfold. No one who has seen previous Keegan musicals, such as HAIR, Cabaret, or AMERICAN IDIOT could be surprised by the quality of this rendering of PARADE; I fully expect this production to be recognized multiple times when the next round of Helen Hayes Awards comes around. (more...)

The Second City Announces 2017 Bob Curry Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

The Second City is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the 4th Annual Bob Curry Fellowship; Terrance Carey, Dan Bazaldua, Eunji Kim, Sophia Rafiqi, LeLe Mason, Rolando Lep, Rob Wilson, Adrienne Brown, Damon Royster, Evan Mills, Atra Asdou, Jayson Acevedo, Riley Mondragon, Squeek Rangel, Brian Keys and Stephanie Branco. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Sara Bareilles, Lin Manuel Miranda, and Many More Wish John Kander a Happy Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Today is the day to celebrate international favorite John Kander, and admirers are coming out in droves to wish the iconic composer the best on his 90th birthday. Four-time Tony Award winner John Kander, with the late Fred Ebb, wrote the legendary musicals CHICAGO, Cabaret, and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. He is the winner of three Tonys, one Olivier Award, two Emmys, and two Grammy Awards. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Lea Salonga Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Lea Salonga has thrilled audiences worldwide as a Disney princess - Jasmine (Aladdin) and Mulan (Mulan and Mulan II) in the Disney animated classics, and has toured in the title role of the enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tale Cinderella. On stage, she has starred on Broadway in Les Miserables and created the role of Kim in Miss Saigon - for which she won a Tony Award. (more...)

April Showers Will Bring Improv Power To Light Up Bangor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to present an All-Star Improv Cabaret, one night only, Sunday, April 2, at 7:00 pm, at the historic Bangor Opera House. (more...)

THE CHRISTIANS, ANGELS IN AMERICA, THE FLOWER ROOM and More Set for Season 30 at Actor's Express
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Actor's Express announces its 30th Anniversary Season with one of its most ambitious seasons to date, plus the return of one of the most iconic musicals in its history. (more...)

BWW Review: 54 Celebrates George Michael at Feinstein's/54 Below Hits a Sour Note of Too-Soon Tackiness
by Casey Mink - Mar 17, 2017

'Too soon' is a phrase you often hear in regards to a celebrity passing away. It usually refers to making some sort of joke or cruel remark about them, devoid of the inherent understanding that, in death, celebrities are deserving of unwavering respect, even if that respect eluded them in life. But that 'too soon' doesn't exclusively pertain to displays of disrespect or admonishment; it can also be said of acts derived from a place of good, but that are simply too recent after the deceased has left us to be mined for joy. Case in point: 54 Celebrates George Michael at Feinstein's/54 Below. The two back-to-back shows on March 1 took place just over two months after the icon suddenly passed away on Christmas Day. With the wound of his death still gaping and exposed, this well-intentioned tribute concert ultimately felt contrived and, frankly, tacky, both qualities which Michael himself could not have disembodied further. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced its 58th Main Stage season, including two blockbuster musicals, two plays with very different views of family, and a wildly theatrical version of Grimm's fairy tales. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring Peter J. Fogel, is set for a nine-week run at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, it was announced today by producers Philip Roger Roy and Dana Matthow. The guest production begins performances on Wednesday, April 26 at 8pm and the engagement will continue through Sunday, June 25. (more...)

NBC Announces WORLD OF DANCE Contestants
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

¬†NBC's new competition series ¬ďWorld of Dance¬Ē revealed today the 47 elite dance acts competing for a life-altering grand prize of $1 million and title of ¬ďBest in the World.¬Ē The 10-episode series will give dancers the platform to showcase their talents, led by a judging team of extraordinary dance superstars ¬ó Jennifer Lopez (who also serves as an executive producer), Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum. (more...)

4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent Show Features Women Over 40
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The 'Tomatoes Got Talent" show will take place on Monday April 3, 2017 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd St. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at (more...)

DCPA's Off-Center Is Throwing A WILD PARTY At Stanley Marketplace This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce Off-Center's next off-site collaboration and first full scale musical production; an immersive 360-degree staging of Michael John LaChiusa's jazz musical The Wild Party at Stanley Marketplace. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/17 - AMERICAN IDIOT Review and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/17 - NATIVE SON, SPELLING BEE, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Phoenix you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Danza Encores STANDARDS & STORIES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 17, 2017

His tux fits perfectly, sleeves just the right length so you can see the cuff links. Tony Danza is a guy with a personality and musical ability that wins you over from the first note he sings.  Then he tells his stories and his jokes, which make you feel you would like to spend a week with him.  That's a Tony Danza Cabaret show, or to use a more authentic word, "night club act".   (more...)

Discover the 'Real' Egypt in EGYPTIAN EXTRAVAGANZA This May at COLAB Factory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Soha Khan presents EGYPTIAN EXTRAVAGANZA, running May 10th - 13th, 2017 at COLAB Factory. (more...)

VIDEO: Microwaves Are Watching You in Randy Rainbow's Latest Song Parody
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Randy Rainbow mocks Kellyanne Conway's recent remarks that people can potentially be spied on from their microwave ovens. Check out his latest song parody in which he puts his own spin on the Hall & Oates classic, 'Private Eyes.' (more...)

La Fundación Juan March ofrece un ciclo dedicado a Musicales de Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 17, 2017

Ma√Īana comienza en la Fundacion Juan March un ciclo dedicado a Broadway en el que se repasara la obra de Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Weill y Andrew Lloyd Webber, entre otros. (more...)

Maisy Kay Releases 'Beauty and the Beast' Cover Duet with CJ Emmons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Eclectic pop singer Maisy Kay has released a new video to celebrate Disney's new live-action Beauty and the Beast film, starring Emma Watson, in theaters today! (more...)

Russell Brand, Alan Titchmarsh and LA LA LAND Announced as Part of MOREoutdoor Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre announce MOREoutdoor, a season of one-off events during their 2017 season. (more...)

Cellista to Celebrate Jean Cocteau's 'Parade' with FINDING SAN JOSE This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Cellista, the multidisciplinary artistic director of the performing arts company Juxtapositions has created a stage poem which places the eclectic communities of San Jose side by side. The production, first staged and workshopped in San Francisco to a sold-out, enthusiastic audiences makes its way home to San Jose. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Class Act NY Presents MY FAVORITE THINGS Charity Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Monday, March 13, 2017, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, proudly presented the 'MY FAVORITE THINGS' Cabaret at the historic Triad Theatre. Talented young singers, ages 7-18, presented songs from their favorite Broadway musicals. A portion of the proceeds were donated to The enCourage Kids Foundation, a charity that encourages all kids facing health challenges to be carefree kids. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Judith Light to Receive O'Neill Center's 17th Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces that iconic stage and film actress Judith Light will receive the 17th Monte Cristo Award. An alumna of the O'Neill, Judith first performed at the O'Neill's 1977 National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

New Musical THE SUPERHERO Will Fly to Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The world premiere of a brand-new, one-man musical will be the first musical to be performed in Southwark Playhouse's Little space. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Vanek - Las Vegas Celebrates The Smith Center for the Performing Arts 5th Anniversary
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Vanek - Mar 16, 2017

Jess here.  One of my favorite entertainment hotspots in Las Vegas is none other than The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  March 10, 2017 marked their 5th Anniversary, and I was lucky enough to attend their 'Celebrating Five Years of Heart' concert last week.  Hosted by Betsy Wolfe and Adam Kantor (stars of the revival of THE LAST FIVE YEARS), this extravaganza included a variety of exciting performances, allowing audience members to experience the arts in a fashion that only the Smith Center can provide.   (more...)

Diana Sheehan to Star in MASTER CLASS at Brick Road Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

This March, award winning actress, Diana Sheehan will star as Maria Callas in Brick Road Theatre's production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally. (more...)

John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Headed to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have just announced that original cast members will record the Kid Victory cast recording on Monday, March 20. Broadway Records is set to release the recording in September, produced by Michael Croiter. (more...)

Creative Loafing's Performing Arts Festival Returns to the Tampa Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other - a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, Cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

Sh!t Theatre to Bring LETTERS TO WINDSOR to HOME Manchester This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Letters to Windsor House (no, not that one) is the latest show from multi award- winning duo Sh!t Theatre, comprising Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit, whose last appearance at HOME was in Women's Hour in HOME'S ORBIT Festival in autumn 2016. Letters to Windsor House plays at HOME for four performances, Wed 19 - Fri 21 April 2017. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces Cast for Concert of Broadway Classic, BRIGADOON, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, and producer Jan McArt, director of Lynn's theatre arts program development, today announced the lead performers for this weekend's collaborative concert of a Broadway classic, Brigadoon, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Brings Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company is closing its first Spotlight Series with a bang! The Spotlight Series will host an appearance by the wildly popular Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret. Martha Graham Cracker Sings Musicals will close the series Monday, April 2 at 7 p.m. All shows are upstairs at World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street. Tickets cost $40 and are available online at or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

Broadway Actress Terri White Fighting Rare Blood Disease
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Friends of actress Terri White have set up a GoFundMe page to help offset medical costs for a rare blood disease that she is fighting. (more...)

Danny Burstein & Jane Krakowski Will Announce the Outer Critics Circle Nominations on 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to announce Broadway's "Fiddler on the Roof" star Danny Burstein along with last season's high-kicking "She Loves Me" sensation and TV favorite Jane Krakowski will announce the nominees for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 25th(11 AM) in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street). Outer Critics Circle will announce two new award categories this year, "Outstanding Sound Design" and "Outstanding Orchestrations" to increase award nominations to 27 categories. Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theatre season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bright Star Carmen Cusack Shines at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 16, 2017

Carmen Cusack's "Bright Star" never faded and was a gift from the heavens last night as she performed her Cabaret act at Feinstein's/54 Below and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players and Virginia Pride bring one of the country's most acclaimed comedian/monologists (and one fierce drag queen!) to Richmond when Miss Coco Peru takes the RTP stage on Thursday and Friday, March 30 & 31 at 8 pm in A Gentle Reminder: Coco's Guide to a Somewhat Happy Life. (more...)

Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Today Announces 2017 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Joseph Macchia, founder of Help Is on The Way Today, has announced Cabaret Cares' special annual awards, to be celebrated at the May 21st Gala at Metropolitan Room. Scroll down for photos of the winners! (more...)

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